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Would a SoftBank and DreamWorks Merger Go Straight to DVD?

DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) has seen its shares surge on reports that the animation studio was in discussion as of September 27 with Japan’s SoftBank for a potential ...
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Denzel Washington’s ‘The Equalizer’ Packs Movie Houses

September is not a particularly good month for movie box office receipts. That’s why this week’s opening of “The Equalizer” starring Denzel Washington must have been a pleasant surprise for ...
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3 Companies That Will Dominate Digital Video on the Internet

Television advertising revenue is still growing, but very slowly. In fact, between 2009 and 2013, traditional TV advertising grew at just a 5% compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) in both ...
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Denzel Washington Thriller Tops Weekend Movie Releases

The fall movie season has so far been somewhat less than overwhelming. This week’s main entrant may not change that, but “The Equalizer” starring Denzel Washington is touted for the ...
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How Much Could Derek Jeter Earn as a Designated Hitter Ahead?

Derek Jeter is just about to retire as team captain of the New York Yankees. At 40 years old and after 20 seasons, he has already outlasted the career of ...
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Yahoo’s Core Business Is Worth $4 Billion

Some of the media and many financial analysts have said the Yahoo! Inc.'s (NASDAQ: YHOO) core business has no value at all, or may have a negative value effect on ...
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When Jailed Dictators Sue Video Game Companies

Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) is the subject of a lawsuit by Manuel Noriega. For those who might not know, this man was made famous by his role as a ...
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Redskins at Eagles Tickets Are Top Priced NFL Divisional Match-Up of Week 3

Five divisional match-ups will take place in the NFL this Sunday as the season enters Week 3. The Eagles will host the return of former wide receiver DeSean Jackson when ...
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Euro Launch and Alibaba IPO Still Worry Netflix Investors

Shares of Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) are gapping down nearly 3% in the noon hour on Tuesday after dropping nearly 4% in Monday’s trading session. The company began rolling out ...
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As Video Streaming Grows, Price War Likely

U.S. consumers might get a break from the high costs of a pay-TV subscriptions starting next year when several major providers plan to introduce streaming video on-demand services in what ...
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Minecraft Now Officially to Become Part of Microsoft

News reports were out last week that Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) was trying to acquire Mojang, the Swedish game developer behind Minecraft. That deal is now being confirmed -- for ...
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Weekend Movies Feature Dolphins and John Galt

The top-grossing new movie of the fall season -- which began last weekend -- is “The Identical,” which sold about $1.6 million in tickets and played on just 1,956 screens. ...
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Top National League Contenders by Average Ticket Price

The National League has been marred with underperforming teams this season, with eight of its 15 clubs owning a record below .500. Despite the disappointing season more than half of ...
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Facebook More Valuable Than IBM

A great deal was made of the value of Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) as it crossed the $200 billion market cap level. As a sign of just how meaningful the ...
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Top AL Contenders by Average Ticket Price

The American League has been home to several of baseball’s most winningest teams this season. The Angels, who own a league-leading 88-55 record, have overthrown the Athletics for first place ...
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